Public Notice from City of Rockwall: Public hearings rescheduled

Public Notice from City of Rockwall: Public hearings rescheduled

ROCKWALL, TX – February 23, 2021 – Due to the recent inclement weather and power outages, the February 16, 2021 City Council meeting was cancelled. The below public hearings that were scheduled to be held on this date are hereby rescheduled to March 1, 2021. The hearings will take place at 6:00 PM in the City Council […]

North Texas Municipal Water District Requests Immediate Curtailment of Non-Essential Water Use

North Texas Municipal Water District Requests Immediate Curtailment of Non-Essential Water Use

Exceptional Water Demands Severely Stressing Water Production in Region ROCKWALL, TX – February 17, 2021 — The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has initiated immediate curtailment of non-essential water use within its service area. With extreme weather conditions continuing throughout the North Texas region, NTMWD is experiencing unprecedented high water demands as a result […]

Free Shredding Day for Rockwall residents Nov. 21

Free Shredding Day for Rockwall residents Nov. 21

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 11, 2020 – The City of Rockwall will host a FREE Shred Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 21 in the parking lot of City Hall, 385 S. Goliad Street. Residents with household papers that need shredding are welcome to bring them for shredding! Blue Ribbon News staff report.  […]

Rockwall city council recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Rockwall city council recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

ROCKWALL, TX – October 20, 2020 — The Rockwall city council proclaimed the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the City of Rockwall during yesterday’s regular meeting. The council welcomed members of Women In Need, city and state officials, during the proclamation. WIN Executive Director Connie Pettitt spoke to the fact that […]

Rockwall city council proclaims Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week

Rockwall city council proclaims Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week

ROCKWALL, TX – September 22, 2020 — The Rockwall city council recognized Constitution Week with a proclamation during its regular meeting on Sept. 21. Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt proclaimed Sept. 17 – Sept. 23, 2020 as Constitution Week in the City of Rockwall. Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution Rockwall Chapter presented several […]

Rockwall City Council sets lowest tax rate in 15 years

Rockwall City Council sets lowest tax rate in 15 years

ROCKWALL, TX (September 22, 2020) At their meeting Monday night, September 21, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the no new revenue rate (formerly known as the effective rate), which continues a seven-year trend to decrease the tax rate for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is 1.79 cents less than […]

Rockwall Outdoor Day Aug. 28

Rockwall Outdoor Day Aug. 28

ROCKWALL, TX – August 24, 2020 — Join Rockwall Parks & Recreation for an evening of fun and games outdoors on Friday, Aug. 28. Outdoor Day invites families to Phelps Lake from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a night featuring outdoor games and activities that allow for safe social distancing: Giant Checkers Giant Cup […]

City leaders share message on passing of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines

City leaders share message on passing of Rockwall Police Officer Tracy Gaines

ROCKWALL, TX (August 3, 2020) “The City of Rockwall is saddened by the passing of Officer Tracy Gaines. He served our great nation in the United States Air Force and the Rockwall community as a member of the Rockwall Police Department. I have no doubt that his time as a School Resource Officer had a […]

Rockwall honors former mayor and longtime city leader

Rockwall honors former mayor and longtime city leader

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 10, 2020) The City of Rockwall flags at all facilities have been lowered today to half-staff as a sign of respect for the recent passing of former Mayor and longtime City leader, Scott Self. Mr. Self was elected to the Rockwall City Council in 1999 and then served as Mayor from […]

Back to Business: Rockwall communities shop local to help retail through COVID-19 pandemic

Back to Business: Rockwall communities shop local to help retail through COVID-19 pandemic

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 29, 2020) With the phased re-opening of the Texas economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many struggling local businesses are breathing a collective sigh of relief as they try to return to a new normal. Although area restaurants and small businesses are heavily impacted by COVID-19, many around the county are better […]

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